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Nuns With Guns Wanted By The FBI After An Attempted Robbery

A pair of stealing sisters got into the bad habit of bank robbing this week, and now they're wanted by the FBI.

In the past we've seen thieves get creative with the disguises they wear to fool the cops, including an Austrian man who pulled off a a string of crimes in 2008 while wearing a mask of former President Barack Obama's face. Unfortunately, he didn't get presidential immunity for his crimes.

More recently, there was a rash of robberies across America where crooks donned Darth Vader costumes, inspired by the menacing villain from the Star Wars film series. One of these wannabe bad guys was caught after he forgot to put his mask on until he was inside the store he robbed.

High-level thieves have even hired makeup artists to disguise their identities using hair dye and rubber masks.

But an attempted robbery this week has topped them all and stumped the FBI, after the pair of women seemingly inspired by a Hollywood movie showed up at their local bank in nuns' habits.

These two are still on the run, so read the details and see if you can help the FBI track them down.

The women started their botched heist in broad daylight Monday at the Citizens Bank in Tannersville, Pennsylvania.

One woman stood by the door while the other approached the teller's counter brandishing a gun and threatened bank staff. Both wore matching nun's habits, veils and sunglasses. Fortunately, the pair fled the scene without any cash after a teller tripped an alarm.

The suspects are described as a pair of Hispanic females between 5 feet and 5 feet 2 inches tall with medium builds. If you have any information about the robbery you can call the FBI at 215-418-4000.

Incredibly, these nuns aren't the only bank robbers who donned holy robes for a heist. It's become a trend ever since Ben Affleck and Jeremy Renner wore rubber nun masks in their 2010 film The Town.

A pair of bank robbers in Illinois must have been inspired by the film as well, because in 2011 they held up a bank dressed in identical rubber masks and nun outfits. Hopefully the FBI will track down the latest copycats sometime soon.

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